MYASTHENIA GRAVIS

is an autoimmune disorder, which is a result of faulty nerve transmissions of their impulses at neuromuscular junctions which is a direct result of a lowered amount of acetylcholine receptors. Myasthenia Gravis is a progressive disorder which will eventually affect muscles throughout the body instead of being a localized problem.

MYASTHENIA GRAVIS: "Myasthenia gravis results in the breakdown in muscle structure throughout the body due to faulty neuromuscular junctions. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MYASTHENIA GRAVIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/myasthenia-gravis/ (accessed October 26, 2020).
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